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  • Gov. Jerry Brown to unveil new $687-million drought proposal

    Gov. Jerry Brown to unveil new $687-million drought proposal
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders will unveil a $687-million proposal Wednesday afternoon aimed at helping California deal with its drought emergency. The new legislation would speed up the spending of millions of dollars aimed at...
  • California drought: $687.4-million plan would free up water supplies

    California drought: $687.4-million plan would free up water supplies
    SACRAMENTO -- A proposed $687.4-million drought-relief package was unveiled Wednesday to free up water supplies and aid Californians facing financial ruin. The proposal presented by Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders would provide millions of...
  • Mayor picks new DWP boss, ousts another top utility executive

    Mayor picks new DWP boss, ousts another top utility executive
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday continued his effort to overhaul the leadership of the city’s much-criticized municipal utility and curb the influence of its powerful employees union by nominating a new agency boss and dismissing a top-...
  • Letters: Putting water use to the test

    Re "Time to make a turf decision," Column, Feb. 14 In 1988, my students at Suzanne Middle School in Walnut wrote and lobbied the state to pass a bill requiring all state-funded building to use drought-tolerant landscaping. The Times supported their work...
  • Letters: Using water in efficient ways

    Re "Liquid energy," Opinion, March 3 In referring to the energy used to pump imported water over mountains, Catherine Wolfram and David Zetland should remember that what goes up must come down. Water that is pumped up a mountain comes down the other...
  • In parched Central Valley, a message of aid and a warning from Obama

    In parched Central Valley, a message of aid and a warning from Obama
    FIREBAUGH, Calif. — Standing Friday afternoon on cracked, parched earth where melons would usually grow, President Obama brought both a message of aid and an ominous warning to drought-stricken California as he outlined more than $160 million in...
  • The surprising top water wasters in your home, and how to fix them

    The surprising top water wasters in your home, and how to fix them
    In these days of drought, Californians have a pretty good idea of what it feels like to have water supplies run low — particularly those facing the very real prospect of running out of water entirely. But a new study by Indiana University...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs drought relief package

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs drought relief package
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Saturday to free up the state's water supplies and aid residents who face hardship because of the drought, according to a release from his office. More than $687 million will go to drought relief, money that will fund...
  • Water conservation's other benefit: It's a power saver

    Water conservation's other benefit: It's a power saver
    California's drought has everyone talking about ways to save water. Gov. Jerry Brown has implored residents to reduce their consumption by 20%. One writer suggested Angelenos share showers. A nonprofit is encouraging people not to waste even ice cubes...
  • California Legislature sends drought relief package to Gov. Brown

    California Legislature sends drought relief package to Gov. Brown
    SACRAMENTO — A $687.4-million emergency drought relief package is on its way to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after easily clearing the Legislature on Thursday. Brown and legislative leaders unveiled the proposal last week to free up the state's water...
  • Emergency drought relief plan clears Legislature

    Emergency drought relief plan clears Legislature
    SACRAMENTO -- A $687.4-million emergency drought relief package is on its way to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after easily clearing the Legislature on Thursday. Brown and legislative leaders last week unveiled the proposal, which would free up the state's...